'Germophobic,' 'Distant': Investigators Complete Profile of Las Vegas Shooter

Calvin Saunders
January 22, 2018

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation is looking at a new person of interest in connection with the October mass shooting at a concert in Las Vegas that left 58 people dead, the county sheriff said on Friday.

Including, according to a preliminary report released by Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo, a famous Santa Monica, California beach. Meanwhile, all 22,000 people attending the festival that night are recognized as victims.

However, he said the FBI was investigating another person of interest, but would not identify them.

Paddock, who killed himself before police reached him, told friends and relatives that he always felt ill, in pain and worn out, authorities said.

Authorities say Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock conducted extensive online searches for police and SWAT tactics and searched for other potential targets before he carried out the deadliest mass shooting in modern USA history.

His doctor thought he may have had bipolar disorder but told police that Paddock refused to discuss the possibility, the report said.

The 64-year-old retired accountant was a high-stakes gambler and real estate investor. On one of the computers, investigators found hundreds of photos of child pornography.

Las Vegas Shooting Investigation Has Person Of Interest — But Who?

In May 2017, Paddock's internet search history included the terms "La Jolla Beach", "biggest open air concert venues in U.S.", and "how crowded does Santa Monica Beach get", according to documents made available by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. But Paddock had paid off his gambling debts before the shooting, according to the report.

Google search history in an HP laptop showed Paddock researched other large-scale venues, including locations in Boston, Los Angeles and San Diego, the report said.

The Vegas massacre, which took place at the Route 91 Harvest Festival on October 1, is the deadliest mass shooting in United States history.

Child abuse images, snorkel equipment and handwritten notes were among the items found in the hotel room of Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock, police have revealed.

"Recently, I have been made aware of what I believe to be credible evidence or credible information regarding potential terrorist infiltration through the southern border regarding this incident", Republican Congressman from Pennsylvania Scott Perry told "Tucker Carlson Tonight".

Searches were also found regarding "SWAT weapons" and police tactics a month before the shooting. "Unless you have specific evidence, it seems a bit irresponsible to make that allegation or make that assertion", she said.

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